What were the Illyrian Wars (229-168 BC)?

Introduction The Illyrian Wars were a series of wars fought between the Roman Republic and the Ardiaei kingdom. In the First Illyrian War, which lasted from 229 BC to 228 BC, Rome’s concern was that the trade across the Adriatic Sea increased after the First Punic War at a time when Ardiaei power increased under… Read More

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